Africa / Faith

Why We Educate Our Girls? – On Boko Haram & the Abduction of 270 Nigerian girls

On April 14th, 2014, the terrorist group Boko Haram abducted 270 girls from school in their demonstration against Western education for women, who are undeserving of it…according to the group. Here’s a profound article from Christian perspective about the incident I really appreciate! –> http://www.desiringgod.org/blog/posts/why-we-educate-our-girls Advertisements Continue reading

Africa

Black girls’ zero-sum Struggle

Black girls’ zero-sum Struggle Love this piece so much! It definitely provides an intersectional approach to understanding the realities facing black families in general, and more specifically the axes of domination black women still endure in the States and around the world today! I recommend reading the Book: ‘Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in … Continue reading

Africa / PoeTori

God’s Bits Of Wood

I am feeling  “artistically playful” tonight, so I have decided to string together and condense a seem of excerpts (the ones I found most powerful), from different parts of Ousmane Sembène’s  “God’s Bits of Wood” (a favorite), into a poem. Call it artistic or not, I give credit to the man whose words I have only lifted and decided to juggle into a … Continue reading